Ask Your Question
0

Why right-to-left/left-to-right icons on property deck?

asked 2018-02-04 21:47:57 +0200

catbill gravatar image

On LibreOffice 6.0.0.2, in the paragraph panel of the properties deck, there appear the two symbols for left-to-write text and for right-to left text.

I can understand that it may be useful to have both symbols readily at hand sometimes, but it doesn't seem like a high priority to have them in that location.

Is this the way it should look on Windows 10, or is there a glitch?

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2018-02-05 00:08:15 +0200

vsfoote gravatar image

It is necessary, and helpful, when working in more than one language in a Paragraph or a document.

By default LibreOffice will have Western, Eastern, and Complex Text Languages (CTL) enabled on the Tools -> Options -> Language Settings -> Languages tab.

If you uncheck the CTL entry, the LTR/RTL widgets will be suppressed on the Properties deck -> Paragraph content panel.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

Thank you for the explanation.

The need is understandable. The question is why, of all icons that could be in that location, these have priority.

catbill gravatar imagecatbill ( 2018-02-05 16:29:03 +0200 )edit
Login/Signup to Answer

Question Tools

1 follower

Stats

Asked: 2018-02-04 21:47:57 +0200

Seen: 1,150 times

Last updated: Feb 05 '18